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Proforest partnering Social Accountability International’s MY Voice Project

Proforest partnering Social Accountability International’s MY Voice Project

18 April 2023

Reducing the risk of forced and child labour in Malaysian palm oil and garment industries

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The Africa Sustainable Commodities Initiative celebrates key milestones and achievements

The Africa Sustainable Commodities Initiative celebrates key milestones and achievements

3 April 2023

A commemorative publication for the launch of the Africa Sustainable Commodities Initiative is published today. It marks key milestones and achievements of the ten member countries in West and Central Africa to establish responsible production of agricultural commodities that protect forests, nature and livelihoods.

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Indonesia’s new Sustainable Jurisdictions Indicators to provide sustainability performance data to the national government following district pilots

Indonesia’s new Sustainable Jurisdictions Indicators to provide sustainability performance data to the national government following district pilots

28 March 2023

The Sustainable Jurisdictions Indicators measure the commitment of a commodity-producing region that is sustainable and inclusive. Twenty-three indicators build on Indonesia's legal framework as well as various international commitments, especially the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).

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Linking ‘no deforestation’ supply chains and national climate mitigation initiatives

Linking ‘no deforestation’ supply chains and national climate mitigation initiatives

23 March 2023

The IKI supports capacity building within the framework of the Asunafo-Asutifi Landscape Programme in Ghana.

 

Proforest’s Production Landscape Programme encompasses several initiatives and programmes including the Linking ‘no deforestation’ supply chains and national climate mitigation initiatives programme, supported by the International Climate Initiative (IKI). 

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Respecting the Rights of Indigenous Peoples and Local Communities in Landscape Initiatives

Respecting the Rights of Indigenous Peoples and Local Communities in Landscape Initiatives

21 March 2023

Landesa and Proforest have today launched new guidance for practitioners entitled Respecting the Rights of Indigenous Peoples and Local Communities in Landscape Initiatives: A Guide for Practitioners on Minimum Safeguards and Best Practices.

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Proforest publishes the Palm Oil Toolkit to help companies implement commitments

Proforest publishes the Palm Oil Toolkit to help companies implement commitments

9 February 2023

The Palm Oil Toolkit is a step-by-step guide for companies to follow, outlining the many initiatives that can help to address key environmental and social issues in the palm supply chain.

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Bringing FPIC to Life in Liberia for Communities

Bringing FPIC to Life in Liberia for Communities

21 December 2022

Proforest has worked with the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) of Liberia to produce an animation that explains the importance of Free, Prior and Informed Consent (FPIC) for local communities, in any land claims or development.

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The Sungai Linau Landscape Conservation and Livelihoods Programme in video

The Sungai Linau Landscape Conservation and Livelihoods Programme in video

20 December 2022

A short film about the Sungai Linau Landscape Conservation and Livelihoods Programme, supporting sustainable pulp & paper and palm oil production in Indonesia.

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Shaping a social dialogue culture for more sustainable palm oil

Shaping a social dialogue culture for more sustainable palm oil

19 December 2022

Social dialogue includes the exchanges of information, consultation, negotiation, and dispute settlement, with the aim to create and maintain a platform for discussions between the government and palm oil companies and workers’ unions. See the new animation explaining the process in Indonesia.

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Learn about protecting biological, ecological, social and cultural values in production landscapes

Learn about protecting biological, ecological, social and cultural values in production landscapes

13 December 2022

The HCV Network and Proforest have published a new e-Learning course on how to protect the most important environmental and social values within agricultural commodity production landscapes.

New translations into Spanish May 2023 and French June 2023.

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